shave

Part of speech: verb

To make smooth by scraping; remove, as beard, with a razor.

Part of speech: verb

To slice very thin; graze past; skim along the surface of.

Part of speech: noun

The act of shaving.

Part of speech: noun

A blade, with two handles, for shaving wood, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A shaving.

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Usage examples "shave":

  1. Soon 's I get a shave I'm going out to tell her. - "Out of the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
  2. " No matter- it's a coward's work to go and shave one's country's enemies. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
  3. I rather think I want a shave! - "Okewood of the Secret Service", Valentine Williams.